A Wealth of Health | Nutrition: The fruits (and vegetables) of eating healthy | Culture

Will Kreznick

Misinformation and contradictory studies about food and dieting have resulted in a populace that’s often more confused than clear-headed regarding nutrition. Compacted with a busy lifestyle, the 21st century has become conducive to increased processed and fast food consumption. As a result, eating healthy may be more difficult than it should be. 

Eating healthily requires acknowledgement of the essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids needed to fuel our bodies that allow for effectively tackling school, work and life in the accelerated and commercialized West. 

The basics: Get nourished

Getting proper “nourishment” refers to fulfilling all the essential food groups, vitamins

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Pure Grub serves good food with a side of good deeds

Will Kreznick

Asanté Bierria doesn’t just want to nourish your body with Pure Grub, he wants to feed your soul.

The company, which is based out of a commercial kitchen in Mt. Washington, sells (and gives away) organic, plant-based, gluten-free health food and probiotic beverages at various spots throughout Pittsburgh.

“Every bite you take should have nutritious value,” Bierria says.

Recently, at Trace Brewing in Bloomfield — where Bierria is stationed every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. — he was slinging items such as veggies and rice in a mango jerk sauce, spicy Japanese sweet potatoes and warm cornbread.


Earlier in

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What do consumers consider ‘healthy’ & how does that stack up to the truth?

Will Kreznick

According to Mintel research presented last month at IFT’s Time to Kick Start Healthy Eating virtual meeting, 52% of US consumers are concerned about strengthening their immune system and 47% are doing so by regularly consuming immune-boosting foods. This is up from only 27% who reported regularly consuming foods to support their immunity before the pandemic. And while Mintel research also shows that many consumers believe they eat healthy, most of them define ‘healthy’ as simply ‘fresh’ or having ‘no bad stuff.’

This is a “pretty narrow” definition, according to IFT President Noel Anderson who, in this episode of FoodNavigator-USA’s

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Sweetgreen debuts at Ponce City Market

Will Kreznick

“We started Sweetgreen almost 14 years ago, when I was a senior in college at Georgetown, with my two co-founders and friends, Nathaniel Ru and Jonathan Neman,” Jammet said. “We opened our first restaurant in Georgetown a month after graduation. The three of us still run the business together. We still sit in one office, with one desk in our support center.

“The vision was to create a fast-food healthy option that was a place that you could feel good about the food, but enjoy the experience, and connect with the brand. When we looked around, all the places where

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Packaged Food Market Size Worth USD 4.11 Trillion by 2028,

Will Kreznick

Pune, India, June 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Packaged Food Market Overview:

As per estimates released in a recent report by Market Research Future (MRFR), the Packaged Food Market Size is anticipated to reach about USD 4.11 trillion by 2028, at a 4.52% CAGR from 2021- 2028.

The demand for packaged food has reached a new level with the surge in work in from home situations globally in the course of the lockdowns imposed as a result. The call for packaged food is escalating due to consumer predisposition toward convenience food products as they are easy to procure and make.

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